Stropharia aeruginosa

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Stropharia aeruginosa
Psilocybe aeruginosa.jpg
Taxonomical nomenclature
Kingdom Fungi
Phylum Basidiomycota
Class Agaricomycetes
Order Agaricales
Family Strophariaceae
Genus Stropharia
Species S. aeruginosa
Common nomenclature
Synonyms Psilocybe aeruginosa
Common names Verdigris agaric
Mycological Characteristics
Spore print Brown
Edibility Unknown

Stropharia aeruginosa also know as Psilocybe aeruginosa is medium-sized green-blue mushroom. It grows in Europe , North America and Asia (Iran)[1]


Toxicity and edibility of this mushroom is not well known. Some says that this species contains Psilocybin and Psilocin. But a research didn't detect these compounds in this mushroom.[2]

External links


  1. Asef Shayan, M. R. (2010). [Poisonous mushrooms of Iran] (in Persian). Intishārāt-i Īrānshināsī. ISBN 9789642725229. 
  2. Beug, M. W., Bigwood, J. (May 1982). "Psilocybin and psilocin levels in twenty species from seven genera of wild mushrooms in the Pacific Northwest, U.S.A". Journal of Ethnopharmacology. 5 (3): 271–285. doi:10.1016/0378-8741(82)90013-7. ISSN 0378-8741.